Architectural Glass To Lead or Not Re-Lead Serpentino Stained Glass Studio Restores La Farge Windows at Salve Regina

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by Shawn Waggoner

 

Photography by Roberto Rosa

 

Husband and wife team, Roberto Rosa and Maria Serpentino, recently completed a restoration of the La Farge windows for Salve Regina University in New Port, Rhode Island. The conservation of paint and structural augmentation were required, but the studio was able to retain over 80 percent of the original lead from 1890, proving that not all windows must be re-leaded after the magic 100 years have passed.

 

This article was originally published on page 44 of the November/December2013 issue of Glass Art.

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